The Physics Department in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) is seeking to fill an open-rank faculty position affiliated with UTD’s W. B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences. The Center has a vigorous research program associated with fundamental and applied studies of the Earth’s ionosphere-thermosphere-magnetosphere (ITM) system using space and ground-based experimental resources as well as numerical modeling. We seek candidates capable of complementing or expanding the research capabilities of the Center. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in a field related to space sciences with an appropriate record of research accomplishment and a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and advanced graduate level.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in space physics or a closely related field, and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment is expected to commence in Fall 2023.
Applicants should upload the following via the online application:
full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position
statement of research interests describing (at a minimum) past, present, and future research and how they have fostered (or will foster) equitable and inclusive research environments
three representative publications
statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching, and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments
statement including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion; and
full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.
Applications will be evaluated starting Nov 1st, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Further inquiries may be directed to search subcommittee members at email@example.com.
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